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Oral history interview with Joseph Asher

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Creator:Asher, Joseph, 1921-1990
Title:Oral history interview with Joseph Asher
Date:1982 Apr. 22

Oral history in which Rabbi Joseph Asher discusses some events that influenced his involvement in the civil rights movement in Greensboro, including the University of Alabama and Little Rock High School desegregation battles and his own experience as a Jew in Nazi Germany. He compares the activities of various civic organizations, political groups, the religious community, and specific leaders in Greensboro between 1958 and 1968, in addition to noting the role of Jewish community in the city and in the movement.

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Subjects:Asher, Joseph, 1921-1990 | Greensboro (N.C.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Race relations | Civil rights movements--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights demonstrations--North Carolina--Greensboro | University of Alabama | Federal-state controversies--Arkansas | School integration--Arkansas--Little Rock | Central High School (Little Rock, Ark.) | Jews--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civic leaders--North Carolina--Greensboro | Jews--Germany--History--20th century | United States, North Carolina, Guilford County, Greensboro, 36.0726355, -79.7919754
Collection:Greensboro Voices: Voicing Observations in Civil Rights and Equality struggles
Institution:University of North Carolina at Greensboro's University Libraries
Contributors:University of North Carolina at Greensboro. University Libraries
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Greensboro Public Library Oral History Project, Greensboro Public Library

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Forms part of online collection: Greensboro Voices.

Persistent Link to Item:http://library.uncg.edu/dp/crg/oralHistItem.aspx?i=488